LEGAL NOTICE: is hereby given that the Middlefield/Rockfall Taxes on the Grand List of October 1, 2019 is due and payable. The first installment for Real Estate and Personal Property taxes are due July 1, 2020. Motor Vehicle taxes are due in full July 1, 2020. The final date to pay these taxes is close of business August 3, 2020. Payments received after August 3, 2020 will be posted delinquent. Envelopes received with a postmarked of August 3rd or prior are posted as paid on time. Payments received from banks have NO postmark. If they are received after August 3rd they are delinquent.
Per Executive Order 7W: Tax Relief Program for those who have submitted an application and qualify – The first installment is due July 1, 2020. The final date to pay the first installment taxes under this Program is close of business September 30, 2020.
Delinquent Interest accrues from the due date of July 1, 2020. Therefore are subject to interest charged at 1.5% per month, 18% per anum with a minimum interest of $2.00, until the same is paid in full. No other bills will be mailed. Please send appropriate stub with payment. If receipt is requested, send the whole bill along with a self-addressed stamped envelope. No receipts will be sent otherwise.
Mail payments to: Town of Middlefield, P O Box 179, Middlefield, CT. 06455. A night drop box is available at 393 Jackson Hill Road, Middlefield. Payments may be made in person at the window at 393 Jackson Hill Road, Middlefield. Office hours for the month of July are 9am-5pm Monday, 9am-4pm Tuesday-Thursday, and 9am-3pm Friday. As of August 4th the office hours will go back to Monday thru Friday 9am-1:30pm and the window will be closed for payments.
Notification to the DMV: All delinquent Motor Vehicle bills will be reported to the DMV August 4, 2020.
Middlefield/Rockfall now accepts Credit Card payments online ONLY from your personal computer. NO credit card payments can be made in the office or over the phone. Go to middlefieldct.org and follow the prompts. A 2.5% convenience fee will be added to your bill for using your Credit/Debit card. A $2.00 convenience fee will be added if you pay by Eck. Credit/Debit card and Eck payments are received and processed the day after payment is made. Credit/Debit card and Eck payments made for delinquent Motor Vehicle taxes needing a DMV releases are released 3 business days after payment is processed. Cash or bank checks are the only forms of payment accepted for delinquent Motor Vehicle Taxes needing an immediate DMV release.
“Failure to send out any such bill or statement shall not invalidate the bill” SS 12-130
DUE TO THE COVID VIRUS AND THE INABLITY TO SOCIAL DISTANCE – NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED INTO THE TOWN HALL. IF IT IS ABSOLUTE THAT YOU MUST TALK TO SOMEONE, PLEASE CALL 860-349-7117 TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT.
Anne L. Olszewski
Middlefield Certified Tax Collector